MomentFeed Named One of the Best Places to Work by Los Angeles Business Journal

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MomentFeed, the leader in mobile customer experience management for multi-location brands, today announced the company has been recognized as one of the “Best Places to Work in Los Angeles” by the Los Angeles Business Journal. The company, which competed against hundreds of innovative companies in the Los Angeles area, was recognized as a leader for their forward-thinking ideas and investments in employee benefits, culture and well-being.

Companies and their employees were assessed on 78 metrics as well as overall participation, which covered benefits, policies, engagement and satisfaction metrics. The recognition as one of the Best Medium Companies affirms MomentFeed’s mission and goal to foster a company culture that surpasses the standards of excellence and pride for all of its employees. It is also a significant milestone of growth and consistency after being recognized as one of the Best Small Companies in 2015.

“We’re so pleased to be recognized and to receive this award. This speaks volumes to the culture we’ve all worked so hard to create at MomentFeed,” said Robert Blatt, CEO of MomentFeed. “MomentFeed’s mission is to be the best partner our clients have ever had, and the best place our employees have ever worked. While management helps set the overall direction and tone when it comes to creating great culture, our team of amazingly talented and caring employees are the ones who deserve most of the credit as they truly make this one of the best places to work in all of Los Angeles.”

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A confluence of creepy talents are coming together for a new sci-fi action thrillerfrom Fox Studios and Boom! Studios. Fox recently partnered with the creator-driven comic book publisher, giving Boom! a "significant minority stake." And now they're putting the pieces together to start their first feature film.

Malignant is based on a 2012 graphic novel called Malignant Man, co-created by famed writer/director James Wan (Saw, The Conjuring), who is producing on this one. The story follows a terminally ill patient who discovers that his malignant tumor is actually a parasitic alien.

Here's the official synopsis:

"Alan Gates, a cancer patient with a terminal diagnosis, is resigned to his fate... until he discovers that his tumor is actually a mysterious parasite! Granted a second lease on life and incredible, otherworldly powers, Alan must fight against an evil army buried beneath society's skin, all the while unlocking the secrets of his forgotten past."

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Fox Film Invests in Comic Book Publisher Boom! Studios

Twentieth Century Fox Film has made a strategic investment in comic book and graphic novel publisher Boom! Studios, giving the studio a “significant” minority stake.

Fox noted in Thursday’s announcement that Boom! differs from other major publishers in the space by partnering with creators to share ownership of original series.

“We’re committed to fostering an environment that welcomes and supports artists and storytellers, and this investment in Boom! allows us to work even more closely with their incredible stable of writers and artists,” said CEO and chairman Stacey Snider. “We look forward to the projects we have with them ahead, and are proud to have an opportunity to further energize their storytelling through this partnership.”

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This NYC Startup Wants You to Get Paid When You Want (DailyPay)

The fact that paychecks are paid monthly is merely a formality and is not indicative of when we deserve the money we work for. The truth is, employees are a company’s greatest assets and they deserved to be paid at their request. While not every company understands this, DailyPay is making it their job to fix it. DailyPay, the financial services company that provides instant payments for employees and employers, understands that sometimes you cannot wait until the end of the month to receive your pay. On their path to empowering low wage workers, DailyPay has raised 2 rounds of funding to date.

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$10 million funding round for Denver creator of 'smart home' sensors led by Silicon Valley firms

A Denver company specializing in "smart home" security technology has secured $10 million in Series A funding led by two Silicon Valley firms, the company announced today.

Notion, launched in 2013, creates small sensors that can detect smoke or changes in heat, light, motion, moisture levels and surface tension and communicate that to smartphones. Homeowners monitor and control the sensors from an app.

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